# decomposing numbers

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Oh, thank you for coming Friday! It has been a long, exhausting week. Not because of students or family....it just has been a long, busy week. So now I can sit back...smile that it is over...and reflect a little. #1...Bus problem solving. I had posted about a new book that Natalie and I are trying out this year that really challenges our first graders through word problems--orally, written, and by creating their own. You can read more here. We continued using the bus theme this week by…

I have created another themed center unit. This time it’s all about spring!! There are 17 centers that will get your kids in the mood for nicer weather 🙂 I have also included 29 quick and easy printable worksheets that go along with each center in the unit. If you choose to purchase my product, …

Incredible K Kids: The DECOMPOSING MACHINE!!! Wait til your kids see this!!

This is another post as a follow-up to my presentations in Las Vegas. I have included the documents that I shared FREE for you to downloa...

Ten frames can be used to represent numbers 1-10 or numbers 11-20. They include a number bond for student can practice. They can be used with manipulatives, counters or dry erase markers/crayons when laminated. Students can use them in a center, small group or whole group.

Learn all about the number 8, and how to decompose 8 with this FREEBIE.

Build number sense with this adorable turkey craft! It's the perfect way to incorporate math instruction into your Thanksgiving unit!

Composing 10 with Hanger and Clothespins

Number bracelets are a great hands-on tool for helping students develop part/whole thinking by composing and decomposing numbers.

About 2 months ago I 'debuted' my decomposing numbers monster in anticipation of when I would be teaching this tough concept...well...the time has come and we are smack in the middle of it! Maybe because I braced myself, or maybe because I have a better understanding of what it is and how to explain it, or maybe because I started math centers this year and my students have a better grasp of numbers....or maybe I am just LUCKY to have a great group of kids... Whatever the reason, or…

About 2 months ago I 'debuted' my decomposing numbers monster in anticipation of when I would be teaching this tough concept...well...the time has come and we are smack in the middle of it! Maybe because I braced myself, or maybe because I have a better understanding of what it is and how to explain it, or maybe because I started math centers this year and my students have a better grasp of numbers....or maybe I am just LUCKY to have a great group of kids... Whatever the reason, or…

Tweet As I have been doing this book study on Teach Like a Pirate, I have been thinking a lot about what the author says about creativity and have been trying to capture my creative ideas in a way that makes it easy for me to add creativity to my lessons. One of the things I really like using in the classroom is a browse box for math. This is similar to a browse box for literacy but instead of just right books it is full of just right math activities. It works well with guided math, during…

Looking for a fun way to teach about decomposing numbers from 2-10? Your students will love these fold-and-flip books! This set includes TWO versions of foldable books: One version has the equations as __+__=__ and the other version has them as __=__+__. These also work great in interactive n...

Super Easy Common Core Math: Compose and decompose numbers easily and get the conversation going about "how you knew" how many bears ther...

Howdy ya’ll. I hope everyone had a great Monday.I want to show you what we did in mustache land today. We are ready to start some decomposing so we started with making 5 today. I always s…